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Steps (5) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Obtain batch certificate  (5) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Zanzibar Bureau of Standards (ZBS) (x 4)
The People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

ZBS batch certificate
Test report

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application form for batch certificate (ZBS)
Commercial invoice
Tanzania Single Administrative Document (TANSAD)
Packing list
Delivery order
Bill of lading
ZBS invoice
PBZ Bank Slip

Estimated cost TZS  10,000

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TZS expand_more expand_less
  • TZS Add Name Here
This is an estimate based on a series of assumptions which you can modify to calculate your own costs:

Cost detail

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TZS 0 -
0.2 % Free On Board (FOB)
Batch certificate fee
TZS 0 -
TZS  50,000 per Consignment
Inspection fee
TZS 0 -
TZS  10,000 per Consignment
application form fee
TZS 10,000
Application fee
USD 0 -
0.5 % Free On Board (FOB)
value subject to a minimum of $ 250
USD 0 -
0.45 % Free On Board (FOB)
value subject to a minimum of $ 250
USD 0 -
0.25 % Free On Board (FOB)
value subject to a minimum of $ 250

Total Duration 2d  - 3d 1/2  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 2d 3d 1/2
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 40mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 45mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 1d 1/2 3d

Laws 1 expand_more expand_less

The Zanzibar Standards (Certification) Regulations, 2014  (Made Under Section 36) The Zanzibar Standards (Certification) Regulations, 2014
  Sections 3 (2), 4 (1), 5 (2), 12
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